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December 6, 2019

How do we play the game when there are no rules?
What methods do we employ without sacrificing our integrity?
Who is the true opponent in the game of life?

As human beings we can get used to most things. However, there is one thing that challenges us most profoundly. Unce...

November 29, 2019

We have all read the story. It has made a profound impression upon us. It deeply resonates with us. Yet do we really understand it’s message?

The story is of twin brothers Jacob and Esau. Children of Isaac and Rebecca. Grandchildren of Abraham and Sarah.

At the very o...

November 22, 2019

Many things, obviously. The question is what is the most important.
A question less often raised is just the opposite. What should a women look for in a man?
In one of the most detailed narratives in the Bible, we read about the fascinating search for an eligible wife...

November 15, 2019

This past Sunday after I attended morning prayers at the synagogue, a middle aged man from Israel asked to make a personal appeal. He explained that his wife had been diagnosed with a life threatening illness and was asking the community for financial support.  


November 8, 2019

Where are you going?

When was the last time you asked yourself this question?

Inherent in the human psyche is the desire to journey. Human beings are not content with where we are, we always strive to go places. Indeed “Where do you want to go today” was once the title...

November 1, 2019

How in control are you over your life? To what extent do you feel that it is you making the decisions? How much of the way that you think and behave is shaped by outside influences?

One of the primary causes of unhappiness or frustration in life is the feeling that our...

October 25, 2019

At the dawn of history there is one event that captures a recurring narrative. It is the story of sibling rivalry and it ends in tragedy.

Cain and Abel both bring an offering of thanks to G-d to show their appreciation for his blessings. Only, Abel offers the best of h...

October 20, 2019

A story is told of a Talmudic Sage who has an out-of-body experience. Upon recovering he is asked by his father to depict his impressions. He responds as follows:

“I saw an inverted world. Those above,
i.e. those who are considered important in this world, were below, in...

October 13, 2019

Do you feel that your parents love you unconditionally or is it performance based? What about the love you have for your parents?

What about our relationship with G-d? Is he our father or is he our king? Should we love him or fear him?

We can gain insight into the abov...

October 7, 2019

A secular friend once consulted a wise man for advice on getting closer to G-d. He responded: Don’t ask the scholars, they have no idea. Instead, listen carefully to children.  

We are all in constant search for tranquility in our lives. Some believe this could be achie...

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